Tuesday, April 25, 2006

 

Schiff Hardin LLP - Construction Assoc.

Schiff Hardin LLP is seeking an associate for the Chicago office, preferably with two to four years of experience in construction law handling primarily construction litigation.  Excellent academics required and Illinois license preferred.  Open to relocation. 

All inquires will be held in strictest confidence.  No phone calls please.  Send cover letter, resume and transcript to Christine Carlson, Manager of Attorney Recruitment and Development, Schiff Hardin LLP, 6600 Sears Tower, Chicago, IL 60606. FAX: 312-258-5600, ccarlson@schiffhardin.com. At this time, no resumes will be accepted from search firms.


Thursday, April 13, 2006

 

Assistant Attorney General - Civil Appeals Division - Chicago

The Civil Appeals Division represents state agencies and officials in civil appeals pending in state and federal courts of review.  These courts include the Illinois Supreme Court, all five districts of the Illinois Appellate Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit , and the U.S. Supreme Court.  Most of the Division’s cases originate in the civil litigation bureaus of the Office (General Law, Revenue Litigation, for example).  The areas of law involved in these cases vary widely and include such diverse topics as constitutional law, administrative law, prisoner rights, labor law, tax law, employment discrimination, unemployment compensation, education, and so on.  The Division also handles administrative review matters that proceed directly to the appellate court from agencies like the Human Rights Commission, the Labor Relations Boards, the Pollution Control Board, and the Property Tax Appeal Board.

 

Attorneys in the Division manage their own caseloads under the guidance of the Division Chief and three Supervising Attorneys and are responsible for briefing and arguing their own appeals.

 

Candidates should have a minimum of three years legal experience or an appellate clerkship, as well as a demonstrated interest in appellate work.  Candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois.  Newly licensed attorneys will not be considered.

 

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience, the salary range is $43,000 to $60,000.

 

To ensure full consideration, please send a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample to:

 

Ruta Stropus

Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development

Attn:  Adelaida Otero

Recruiting Coordinator

Office of the Attorney General

100 West Randolph, 12th Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60601

(312) 814-3695

(312) 814-5024 (Fax)


 

Chicago Bureau Chief - Special Litigation Public Interest

The Office of the Illinois Attorney General is seeking to fill the Bureau Chief position in its Special Litigation Bureau.  The Special Litigation Bureau pursues and defends complex and challenging cases.  The Bureau pursues two kinds of affirmative litigation: fraud on the state/consumers and public policy impact cases.  The Bureau seeks important and high-profile matters.  It strives to institute reform on an industry-wide basis.  In addition to its plaintiff litigation, the Bureau occasionally defends state agencies where important principles and/or programs are involved.

 

The next Bureau Chief should have at least 10 years experience, be a skilled litigator, be committed to aggressively enforcing state and federal laws, and have excellent communication and management skills.

  

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

 

To ensure full consideration, please send resume, cover letter, references and writing sample to:

 

Ruta Stropus

Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development

Attn:  Adelaida Otero

Recruiting Coordinator

Office of the Attorney General

100 West Randolph, 12th Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60601

(312) 814-3695

(312) 814-5024 (Fax)

 

 

 


 

Chicago Division Chief - Criminal Appeals

The Office of the Illinois Attorney General seeks to fill the position of Chief of the Criminal Appeals Division.  The Criminal Appeals Division handles a variety of cases, primarily federal habeas cases in the district court and Seventh Circuit and direct criminal appeals in the Illinois Appellate Court and the Illinois Supreme Court.  The Division Chief supervises a staff of eighteen attorneys.  Responsibilities of the Division Chief include reviewing briefs and preparing attorneys for oral argument.

Candidates must be licensed in the State of Illinois, and should have at least ten years experience and excellent communication and management skills.  Past experience may include judicial clerkships, work on an appellate court research staff, or appellate litigation with an emphasis or background in federal habeas or state criminal appeals. 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume, cover letter, references and writing sample to:

            Ruta Stropus
            Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
            Attn: Adelaida Otera
            Recruiting Coordinator
            Office of the Attorney General
            100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
            Chicago, Illinois 60601
            (312) 814-5328
            (312) 814-5024 (Fax)


Friday, April 07, 2006

 

Attorney General's Office - Public Interest

Title: Assistant Attorney General

 

Division: Public Interest

 

Bureau:  Special Litigation

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The Special Litigation Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office is seeking attorneys who want to challenge themselves by working on complex and high-profile cases.  We seek attorneys with sound judgment and excellent research and writing skills.  A strong candidate will have a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for litigation, trial, and appellate work.  A strong candidate will also have 3-5 years of litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service.

 

The Special Litigation Bureau pursues, prosecutes, and defends complex and challenging cases.  The Bureau pursues two kinds of affirmative litigation: fraud on the state/consumers and public policy impact cases.  The Bureau seeks important and high-profile matters.  It strives to institute reform on an industry-wide basis.  The Bureau compliments its affirmative civil litigation with the prosecution of white collar criminal cases, involving general fraud, securities fraud, and theft.  In addition to its plaintiff and prosecution litigation, the Bureau occasionally defends state agencies where important principles and/or programs are involved.

 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, the salary range is $43,000 to $60,000.  Candidates must have 3-5 years of litigation experience and be licensed by the State of IllinoisNewly licensed attorneys will not be considered

 

To ensure full consideration, please send resume and cover letter to:

 

Ruta Stropus

Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development

Attn:  Adelaida Otero

Recruiting Coordinator

Office of the Attorney General

100 West Randolph, 12th Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60601

(312) 814-3695

(312) 814-5024 (Fax)

 

 

 

 

 


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